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Central Province (province)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 208 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A general view of Kandy, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/5
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A Kandyan chief, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/31
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A Kandyan lady, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/32
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

A sketch of the constitution of the Kandyan kingdom

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 95
Scope and Contents

A work on the constitution of the Kandyan Kingdom, the last independent state in Sri Lanka, which had its capital at Kandy, 414 pages. The manuscript is endorsed at the end 'Copied by J.H. Direckize Translator of the Ratnapura Kachcheri (?) 28th Octr. 1892'.

Dates: 1892
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A tea factory, Peradeniya, Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/410
Scope and Contents

Approximately 200 x 140 mm. Photogravure. Probably photographed by F. Skeen.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[A.C. Wilson, St Leonards, Sri Lanka], 1908 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/458
Scope and Contents

A rather dark slide showing A.C. Wilson among a group of tea pickers.

Dates: 1908 - 1914
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ambatch trees in Lake Victoria near Tero Forest, Sango Bay, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/111
Scope and Contents

A similar view to the preceding plate.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ancient Audience Hall of the Kandyan Kings, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/106
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Now used as district court and supreme court

Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Anglican Cathedral, Namirembe. Exterior, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/29
Scope and Contents 149 x 104 mm. Showing the exterior of the third Anglican Cathedral at Namirembe, a brick structure with a thatched reedwork roof built by the inhabitants of Kampala. This was the third church to be erected on this site: the first, opened in 1892, was blown ovwe in a storm in 1894; the second buildong was in use until 1901 when it was demolished to make way for a more permanent structure. The Kabaka, Daudi Chwa laid a foundation stone for the building seen here in 1901 and it was...
Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Anglican Cathedral, Namirembe. Interior, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/30
Scope and Contents

142 x 190 mm. A view looking along the cathedral aisle towards the altar and showing the brick columns with octagonal bases which support the roof.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Anglican Cathedral, Namirembe. Interior, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/31
Scope and Contents

146 x 103 mm. A similar view to the preceding plate, but showing more clearly the structure of the supporting columns near the roof.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Assam India rubber tree, Peradeniya, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/90
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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At Broken Hill Zinc Mine, N.R. , 1938-07-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052L/35
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of prints inserted in a bound copy of the Rhodesia-Nyasaland Royal Commission Report (Cmd. 5949) 1939. Written on the title page is 'Illustrated with the Chairman's snapshot photographs.' Plate 1 is inside the front cover; the remainder are in pairs on sheets of paper bound into the volume at intervals. They are prints of sharp definition and high quality, mostly 140 x 90 mm, but numbers 5, 17, 18, 44, 46 and 47 are approximately 95 x 120 mm. All have hand-written captions. ...
Dates: 1938-07-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Avisawella, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/130
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. The Royal Mail Coach and the town. [With coach in foreground (indistinct) and thatched huts lining roadway beyond.]

Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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'Banagunju' dancers of mushroom clan. Drums at least 200 years old, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/47
Scope and Contents

118 x 87 mm. Showing a group of leaping Banagunju dancers in the foregroud with drummers beyond.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Botanical Gardens showing cabbage palms, Peradeniya, Ceylon, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303L/2
Scope and Contents

169 x 241 mm. View looking along the avenue of cabbage palms in the Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Breaking down Podocarpus timber, Tero Forest. Site of new saw mill, May 1910, 1910-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/115
Scope and Contents

102 x 77 mm. Showing Ugandans at work sawing up recently felled timber at the edge of the Tero Forest.

Dates: 1910-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Canal leading to Tero Forest from Lake Victoria. Two miles through papyrus, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/151
Scope and Contents

139 x 81 mm. Showing porters manhandling a steam launch out of the canal and into the thick papyrus groves.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ceylon - C.P. Hayes' Bungalow, Dikoya, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/379
Scope and Contents

A view showing a group of Europeans gathered on a garden path. No information has been traced concerning the identity of this man.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] 1910-11, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/327-419
Scope and Contents

Includes a number of photographs of tea estates.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Boer Camp from St Leonards, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/418
Scope and Contents

A view looking out over wooded country. The buildings that are visible bear no resemblance to other photographs of the Boer prisoner-of-war camp (the nearest are certainly tea estate buildings). An interesting photographic record of the camp at Diyatalawa entitled 'Illustrations of Life in the Boer Camp' was made by A.W. Andrée, a Colombo photographer, in 1901.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - Chief's daughters, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/346
Scope and Contents

A group portrait of eight young Singalese girls.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - C.P. Hayes' Est. Dikoya, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/381
Scope and Contents

A view showing a group of Europeans gathered on a garden path.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka] - C.P. Hayes' Estate, Dikoya, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/380
Scope and Contents

A view showing C.P. Hayes and (?) wife on a garden path.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka], [Devil dancers], 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/349
Scope and Contents

A view showing three devil dancers performing.

Dates: 1910 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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